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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows Review (SPOILER-FREE)

The latest version of live-action big screen Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have returned! This sequel to the 2014 reboot sees our heroes again facing the Shredder and his Foot Clan, who allies himself with mutated street thugs and an ominous inter-dimensional foe for the Turtles’ greatest threat yet.

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X-Men: Apocalypse Review (Spoiler Free)

20th Century Fox delivers once again with their newest film X-Men: Apocalypse, pitting the young team of super mutants against their greatest foe yet.

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8 Reasons Batman v Superman Was Just OK

The critics almost uniformly panned it. The audiences are split, and the dollars, thus far, are pretty solidly in the film’s favor. It is interesting, but not unexpected, that there are such varying opinions on the Zack Snyder’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.  When I sat down after seeing the film and wrote my “like” and “dislike” list, there were almost twice as many things on the “dislike” list as the good side, but I am still willing to say that the movie was OK. I definitely didn’t hate it. Continue reading 8 Reasons Batman v Superman Was Just OK

Early Reviews Say Batman V Superman Not So Super, Man

Don’t get me wrong, when it comes to reviews, I am not sold that they are any indication of a film’s actual worth. Lots of times, reviewers get it wrong. The Wizard of Oz, It’s A Wonderful Life, The Graduate, Annie Hall, and Psycho all received bad reviews right after they were released. So, reviews are to be taken with a grain of salt.

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Fantastic Four Review

FANTASTIC FLOP

It was the Saturday of opening weekend for the Fantastic Four. We went to a matinee. We even went a little early because when we went to the same showing of Jurassic World, we were turned away. Make no mistake, my expectations for Fantastic Four were nowhere near as high as for Jurassic World. The underwhelming audience response, however, was even more of a surprise than the complete about face that Fox took in its approach to this movie. Fantastic? Not so much, though it did have some really solid moments. Continue reading Fantastic Four Review